Unformatted text preview: LA11: American Literature and Composition
Monday, September 14th Monday, September 14th
Today's objectives Students will complete this week's reading and journaling assignment to demonstrate comprehension and analysis of motifs and character in Catcher in the Rye. Students will continue to work with new vocabulary words to improve their working vocabulary. Thesis statement samples! In The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger uses Holden's childish and adult-like actions to express how, in the process of growing up, an individual must test his innocence. Salinger uses Holden's numerous moments of emotional collapse to represent the trials of maturing. Through his opposition of social norms, Holden Caulfield exemplifies how independence plays a key role in growing up. In J.D. Salinger's realistic fiction novel, The Catcher in the Rye, the author uses a wandering teen to convey how the loss of innocence one experiences when growing from child to adult is natural yet destructive. J.D. Salinger uses the character of Holden Caulfield and his lack of personal relationships to show that, if a person never learns what other people are made of, he can never learn what he himself is made of. Holden's attempts at being a "grown up" illustrate how maturation is a process of the experience of views changing, ideas being looked over, friends going in and out of one's life, and doors being opened. Monday, September 14th
Today's Agenda: READING/WORK DAY NOTE: use your time wisely or lose it! Reading (Book finished by tomorrow!) Journals Vocabulary Catcher in the Rye Paper: Thesis statements, outline, etc. Catch Her in the Oatmeal Extra Credit Monday, September 14
Homework for tonight th Catcher chapters 21-26: Quiz tomorrow Journals due tomorrow! Vocab homework/Quiz due block day! Monday, September 14
On Deck for Tuesday: Catcher Quiz (chapters 8-15) th Vocabulary practice Activity: Defining words through context!! ...
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